Why is exfoliation an important part of your skin care regimen? Exfoliation refers to the removal of the dead skin cells on the skin’s surface. Our skin cells are in a constant state of migration and replacement. In approximately one month’s time, skin cells move… Read More »Summer Skin Prep: Exfoliation
KOMBUCHA also called “long-life fungus” is a product of the fermentation of sweet black tea by the symbiosis of two micro-organisms. Rich in organic acids and vitamins, Kombucha is well known as a beverage in Russia and China and is believed to confer longevity. So… Read More »Kombucha in Skin Care: A Scientific Link?
Antioxidants are in almost all skincare, from shampoo to bar soap. People swear by these age-fighting helpers, but do most of us even know what they are? Allow me to explain. What are antioxidants? In a nutshell, antioxidants absorb free-radicals inside cells. Since we’re talking… Read More »Ingredients Haul: The 411 on antioxidants
Totalbeauty.com recently published an article on top skin care ingredients. Let’s take a look at the top tier (in no particular order) and SkinPhD’s products containing these ingredients. 1. Ceramides What they do: Ceramide is the main component of the stratum corneum of the epidermis… Read More »Spring Skin: Top Skin Care Ingredients
Mineral Hematite is a beautiful shimmery mineral that is high in iron and known for its energy properties. Hematite looks shiny black on the outside, but if you break the stone (not an easy thing to do!) you will see that on the inside, Hematite… Read More »Mineral Hematite for Fabulous Holiday Glam Skin
Treating acne can be confusing and frustrating- it hits us as teens, later in life as adults, some struggle their entire lives to treat acne and to prevent it. Seeking medical advice for diagnostic purposes should be your first step as to eliminate any medical… Read More »Treating Acne with Diet and Effective Skin Care
SkinPhD® Flawless Day Cream has been a staple in the winter months when I am treating dry and flaky patches on skin. I was looking for a nice light moisturizer for a client who spends a lot of time in the hot sun working outside-… Read More »The Semi-Precious Stone Zincite and Summer Skin
Peptides often play the star role in many anti-aging products, but do they really deserve the spotlight? Let’s find out! What are peptides? In a nutshell, peptides are small chains of amino acids. Amino Acids are what proteins are made of. As we get older the skin… Read More »Ingredients Haul: Peptides
An uneven skin tone is enough to kill your vibe on any day. Sometimes, dark patches seem to appear out of no where, even when you think you’ve done everything right!. Normally, when get dark spots, it’s because I popped a pimple and it left a mark, … Read More »Combat uneven skin with this three step cocktail, sworn to leave you with flawless skin!
I know a lot of women (I being one of them), who use one washing cloth for the face, and another for the body. In good hygiene this makes sense, but why don’t we use two different cleansers: one for our face and one for… Read More »Three reasons why body soap can be harmful to the skin on your face